Above: Plum Creek Primitives in Downtown McKinney
Enjoy an evening of art, music and wine! Explore the local art galleries, listen to great local and regional talent and taste cuisine from some of the area's best eateries. Many places in Downtown McKinney will keep their doors open from 7-10 p.m. every second Saturday.

​filTer(ed) Coffee House: 2nd Saturday Jazz, 7-10 p.m. (Sat.)
​Orisons Art & Framing: Featured artists Kris Byars and Mikka Bosch.
The LAST Art Gallery: Celebration of 1-year anniversary with artists in attendance and refreshments until 9 p.m.
At the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Place, 972-562-5566

2nd Saturday Bird Walk (Saturday): These walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. Reservations not required; however, please arrive by 8 a.m.
Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden (Thru Sept. 30): Visit the butterfly house & garden then cool off inside while exploring the variety of Earth science and animal exhibits.
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic (Thur.); Wanda King (Fri.); Mojo Filter (Sat.)
Cafe Malaga: Live Music (Fri./Sat.)
The Celt Irish Pub: Psychic Night (Thur.); The Gypsy Playboys (Fri.); Boxcar Bandits (Sat.); Innisfall, 10 a.m.; TIMES Irish Music, 3 p.m. (Sun.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Andrew Delaney (Thur.); NFL Opening Night - no band (Fri.); Scooter Brown CD Release (Sat.)
Landon Winery: Live Music (Fri.-Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Live Music (Thur.-Sat.)
Louisiana St. Grill: Live Music (Thur.-Sun.)
Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery: Ladies Night Out (Thur.); Nathan Hinojosa (Fri.); Ian Dickson (Sat.)
The Lounge at Rick's: Travis Muscatell (Thur.); TBD (Fri.); Buzz Andrews (Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro:  Guitar Sanctuary Showcase (Thur.); Shane Frame (Fri.); Tony D. Bakly (Sat.)
For more about events in McKinney, check our calendar at VisitMcKinney.com or call the MCVB at 214-544-1407 or tollfree at 888-649-8499.​ 
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Vietnam Syndrome Exhibit: Collin County Historical Society Museum, 300 E. Virginia. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Also Tues.-Wed., 1-4 p.m.

Franconia Brewery Tour:
11 a.m.-1 p.m. $5. Tour the brewery & sample the brew. 495 McKinney Pkwy. (photo shown at top of column)

Farmers Market: From 8 a.m.-noon, Chestnut Square, 315 S. Chestnut. Make sure to visit Art in the Market, featuring painter K.D. Hafley and printmaker Lynne Hubner.
Tupps Brewery Tour: 721 Anderson St. at the Cotton Mill. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Tastings and live music.

​National Back To Church Explore Day: This campaign empowers churches and church members with the tools they need to welcome their neighbors, friends and loved ones back to church, while providing an easy way for people in the community to find a welcoming church. Free food, music and inspirational messages at Bonnie Wenk Park, 2996 Virginia Pkwy., 2-7 p.m.

Wine Tastings & Tour: Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery, 2300 Vineyard Hill Lane. 3 p.m.

At Myers Park & Event Center, 7117 CR 166
​McKinney Boyd Cross Country Meet, 6 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Back 40.
Farmersville FFA Show : 7 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Show Barn.
Shop for Oktoberfest swag & other cool new items
in the Made in McKinney Store located in the
MCVB Visitors Center,
200 W. Virginia in downtown McKinney